With a wealth of experience from internationally renowned acts, from former members of Finnish metallers Amorphis, to current members of Swallow the Sun, Moonsorrow, and Kreator, Barren Earth presents progressive and folk textured death/doom metal of the highest order. Barren Earth originally appeared in 2009 with the ?Our Twilight? EP, followed quickly by their debut album, ?The Curse Of The Red River? (2010) on Peaceville. Both releases met with a rapturous reception from fans and critics alike, including awards for best new band and best album. Barren Earth have already played many shows, not only in their native country of Finland, but also in continental Europe. Most importantly however they have also played in North America, where as a part of the ?Finnish Metal Tour 2?, they played 28 shows alongside countrymen Ensiferum and Finntroll. Mixed by Dan Swan? (Opeth/Katatonia) at Unisound, ?The Devil?s Resolve? continues with all the trademarks one has come to associate with Barren Earth: brutal riffs, gloomy growls, majestic melodies, as well as acoustic and progressive passages. But this time the band has delved even deeper: what was brutal on the first release is now even more so. Likewise, they have raised the bar to a new-Progressive high.